Chabad of Florida Launches New Lecture Series

Chabad of Florida Launches New Lecture Series

Chabad of Florida will launch a weekly series of Unity Lectures, the first featuring Rabbi Manis Friedman on finding strength in crisis and next Rabbi Sholom Lipskar and Mr. Alan Levy , who both survived coronavirus. During the current lock-down and quarantine, many synagogues and organizations have taken initiatives to remain virtually connected with their communities, despite being physically apart. Zoom has become a household name. With schools only offering remote education and many businesses shuttered due to Covid-19, Zoom video communication has become the new means of technology for meetings, classes and communication. While most classes and lectures target one’s local community or membership, Chabad of Florida, which boasts more than 100 centers, has initiated a Project Achdus which will offer a weekly public lecture for all members of all communities to unite for an evening of Torah study and inspiration. The featured lectures are scheduled for Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm. The first lecture is being offered tonight, April 29 by world-renown lecturer and author, Rabbi Manis Friedman who will discuss “Finding Healing and Strength During Crisis.” Rabbi Sholom Lipskar , spiritual leader of the Shul in Bal Harbour, Florida, and Founder of the Aleph Institute, is slated as the guest speaker for the second lecture scheduled for Wednesday, May 6. His topic is titled “Pesach Sheni – Second Chances”. Rabbi Lipskar recently recovered from the Coronavirus. He will be joined by Mr. Alan Levy , 66, of Boca Raton who also miraculously survived the virus despite being given less a 10% chance of survival by his doctors. Nearly 300 years ago when a severe epidemic swept the western Ukraine region and many lives were being lost, the Baal Shem Tov, founder of the chassidic movement, stressed the importance of unity. He instructed his scribe to write a […]

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